NATIONAL TEAM'S PLAYING SCHEDULE JUNE DECEMBER 2008

JUNE 08

1ST 30TH Practice and preparations for the European tour at Aga Khan Sports Club (aerobics, gym work and swimming), Nairobi Gymkhana (fielding practices) and Ruaraka Sports Club (Batting, bowling and practice matches)

JULY 08

1ST 18TH Practice and preparations for Europe tour as above mentioned in Nairobi

17TH Travel to UK
18TH Travel to Rochdale, England
20TH T20 Match Vs. Rochdale (2 matches 1st at 10.30am & 2nd at 3.00 pm)
21ST 50 over match vs. Rochdale professionals
22ND Travel to Cranleigh
23RD 50 over match vs. Surrey Championship Invitational XI (11.30 am)
24TH 50 over match vs. Guernsey National team (11.30 am)
25TH T20 match vs. Cambridgeshire (4.00 pm)
26TH Rest day (possible T20 vs. Hoodie-James Clegg's team)
27TH One day match (50 overs) Vs. Devon
28TH T20 match Vs. Devon
29TH T20 match Vs. Minor Counties Cricket Association
30TH. One Day Match (50 overs) vs. Minor Counties Cricket Association.
31ST. Travel to Belfast Ireland

AUGUST 08

1ST-5TH ICC T20 World Cup Qualifiers involving Kenya, Scotland, Ireland, Holland, Bermuda and Canada with the top three qualifying for the ICC 2010 T20 World Cup.

6TH Travel to Glasgow Scotland
7TH-10TH ICC Intercontinental Cup match Vs. Scotland (Titwood ground)
12TH 1st ODI Vs. Scotland (Cambusdoon New Ground, Ayr)
13TH 2nd ODI Vs. Scotland (Cambusdoon New Ground, Ayr)

14TH Travel to Amsterdam Netherlands
16TH-19TH ICC Intercontinental Cup Vs. Netherlands ( VRA Ground, Amstelveen)
21ST Only ODI match Vs. Netherlands ( VRA Ground, Amstelveen)

22ND Travel to Belfast Ireland
24TH 1st ODI Vs. Ireland (Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast)
25TH 2nd ODI Vs. Ireland (Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast)
27TH 3rd ODI Vs. Ireland (Civil Service Cricket Club, Stormont, Belfast)
29TH Travel back to Kenya.

SEPTEMBER'08

1ST-10TH Practice and preparations awaiting Pakistan Academy visit in Nairobi
12TH-15TH 4 day match Vs. Pakistan Academy (Nairobi)
18TH-21ST 4 day match Vs. Pakistan Academy (Nairobi)
24TH One day match Vs. Pakistan Academy (Mombasa)
26TH One day match Vs. Pakistan Academy (Mombasa)
28TH One day match Vs. Pakistan Academy (Mombasa)

OCTOBER'08

1ST-10TH Practice and preparations awaiting Ireland series in Nairobi
12th-15th ICC Intercontinental Cup Vs. Ireland (Nairobi Gymkhana)
18TH ODI Match Vs. Ireland (Nairobi)
19TH ODI Match Vs. Ireland (Nairobi)
21ST ODI Match Vs. Ireland (Mombasa)
23RD ODI Match Vs. Ireland (Mombasa)
25TH ODI Match Vs. Ireland (Mombasa)

Please note that with the discussions going on with Zimbabwe Cricket, the above ODI fixtures with Ireland might change so that we have a tri series involving Zimbabwe, Kenya and Ireland.

27TH Travel to South Africa
31ST ODI Vs. South Africa (Bloemfontein RSA)

NOVEMBER'08

2ND ODI Vs. South Africa (Kimberly RSA)
5TH One Day match Vs. Namibia (South Africa)
7TH One Day match Vs. Namibia (South Africa)
9TH One Day match Vs. Namibia (South Africa)

If the October '08 plan to have Zimbabwe travel to Nairobi does not materialize then Zimbabwe will come in November and play the following series:-

12TH-15TH 4 Day match Vs. Zimbabwe (Nairobi)
18TH ODI Vs. Zimbabwe
20TH ODI Vs. Zimbabwe
22ND ODI Vs. Zimbabwe
23RD ODI Vs. Zimbabwe

DECEMBER 08

National Team will be involved in social responsibilities e.g. coaching in holiday clinics, academies, visits to children's homes and orphanages etc. These are annual events prior to Christmas.